Things To Do on Kauai
Relax, Explore and Enjoy All that Kauai has to Offer!
Aloha and thank you for your interest in Kekaha Oceanside – vacation rentals on Kauai’s west side. We rent several luxury ocean front homes and plantation-style cottages here on the sunny west coast for adventure seekers and power loungers who come to explore and relax amongst Kauai’s natural wonders. The owners of Kekaha Oceanside Kauai vacation rentals are happy to make suggestions and provide referrals for Island activities and things to do and see during your Kauai vacation. Kauai is a diverse, beautiful, tropical paradise. Come enjoy a unique west side Kauai vacation with Kekaha Oceanside!
Polihale State Park
Several miles to the West of the Kekaha town is Polihale Beach and Polihale State Park where you can walk along the shore for a view of the South End of the Na Pali Cliffs.
The Waimea Canyon – Koke’e State Park
Travel up the Waimea Canyon to Koke’e State Park and visit Koke’e Natural History Museum where you will find a display of flora, fauna, natural history of the area and collections of shells and Hawaiian artifacts. If you like to hike or just take a short stroll, this area offers numerous hiking trails and scenic viewpoints where you will encounter some of the most breathtaking scenery in Hawaii.
Kauai Farmer’s Market
The West Side farmer’s market is held at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center each Saturday at 9 am. Just a short walk from many of our Kekaha vacation rentals, you’ll find a variety of locally-grown produce, fruit and tropical flowers. For more information, visit the Kauai Farmer’s Markets website.
Kauai Food Truck Dining
Check out the Best Kauai Food Trucks Directory, where you can find delicious, affordable “grinds” across the Island from talented local chefs.
West Side Craft Fair
Every Saturday and Sunday in Waimea Town there is a Craft Fair with live music and local food.
Birding opportunities are excellent on Kauai’s West Side; the following locations are just minutes from Kekaha. For high elevation endemic species visit the Kokee State Park and Alakai Swamp. For low-land/wet-land species, shorebirds and scrub-land species visit the Kawaieleele Sand-mine Bird Sanctuary. Here are a few of the species we’ve encountered: Hawaiian Stilt, Black-Crowned Night Heron, Wandering Tatler, Cattle Egret, Hawaiian Coot, Hawaiian Gallinule, Hawaiian Duck, Hawaiian Owl, Ring-Necked Pheasant, Northern Mockingbird, Northern Cardinal, Chestnut Mannikin, Japanese White-Eye, Common Myna and the White-Rumped Shama. For more information on Kauai birds, visit Birds of Kauai.
Spectacular Kauai Sunsets
Grab a blanket and take a stroll to the beach to catch an amazing Kauai sunset as it silently sinks below the horizon and the Forbidden Island of Ni`ihau. Every Kekaha Oceanside Kauai vacation rental is located on or within walking distance to the beach!